§ It shall be lawful for the local authority to borrow for the purpose of providing offices for the use of the local authority, and for providing and furnishing such permanent hospitals, disinfecting premises and apparatus, houses of reception, or mortuaries as are hereinbefore authorised, and on the security of the public health general assessments, such sums of money and at such times as they shall deem necessary for that purpose, and to assign the said public health general assessments in security of the money to be so borrowed; and the bonds to be granted on such borrowing and transferences or assignations and discharges thereof may be in or near to the forms contained in the second schedule hereto annexed; and such bonds shall be signed by two members and the clerk of the local authority, and shall constitute a lien over the assessments thereby assigned, and shall entitle the creditors therein to recover the sums thereby due out of the first and readiest of the said assessments; but no such member of officer shall be personally liable for the repayment of such money so borrowed, and all such obligations shall be deemed and taken to be granted on the sole security of the assessments thereby assigned, and the money so borrowed shall be repayable either in one sum or by instalments, as may be arranged between the borrower and the lender, but so that the same shall be wholly repaid, together with the accruing interest, within thirty years from the date of the loan; but the amount of such loans, including interest, shall form a charge against the assessments of the years intervening between the date of such loans and the date of full repayment; and the money so borrowed as aforesaid shall be applied wholly in defraying the expense of providing such offices, permanent hospitals, disinfecting premises and apparatus, houses of reception, or mortuaries, and to no other purpose whatsoever.204
Amendment made: Leave out—
wholly in defraying the expense of providing such offices, permanent hospitals, disinfecting premises and apparatus, houses of reception, or mortuaries, and to,
and insert "for the purposes specified in this section, and for."—(Lord Balfour.)
§ Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.
§ Clause 142,—